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Update on US Nuclear Industry Export Restrictions to Russia

Russia, USA - May 23 2022 It’s getting harder to send anything from the US to Russia, including radioactive materials and nuclear-related equipment. Below are some recent…

Alex S. Polonsky

NRC Issues Self-Assessment of the Reactor Oversight Process

USA - April 29 2022 The NRC staff recently provided the Commission with their annual Reactor Oversight Process (ROP) Self-Assessment for Calendar Year 2021…

Scott D. Clausen, Lewis M. Csedrik, Timothy P. Matthews, Wendy Simon-Pearson

DOE Begins Accepting Applications for Civil Nuclear Credits

USA - April 21 2022 The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced on April 19 that it is now accepting sealed bids from reactor owners and operators to receive initial…

Scott D. Clausen, Timothy P. Matthews

Senators Introduce Legislation to Ban Imports of Russian Uranium; Russia Reportedly Considers Mirror Ban

Russia, USA - March 22 2022 A group of four US Senators introduced a bill on March 16 to ban imports of uranium products from the Russian Federation. If enacted, such a ban…

Scott D. Clausen, Timothy P. Matthews, Alex S. Polonsky

NRC: No Safety Threats to Reactor Facilities After Reports on Counterfeit Parts

USA - March 22 2022 In response to reports from the NRC’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) and a tasking order from the NRC's executive director of operations (EDO)…

Lewis M. Csedrik, Timothy P. Matthews